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Order Code FT3 T3, Free, Plasma or Serum

Specimen Requirements

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Plain, red-top tube or a serum gel tube

Acceptable: Green-top (lithium heparin) gel tube.

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric (minimum) volume: 0.5 mL in a green top (lithium heparin) MICROTAINER gel tube

Performing Laboratory

Ridgeview Medical Center Laboratory

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Specimen Transport Temperature

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum/plasma Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen 1 month

 

Reference Range

2.18-3.98 pg/mL